2013 grants pie chart

Responsive Grants Awarded in 2013

Organization/LocationProject/Funding CategoryAmount
ArtVan
Bath, Maine
Art programs for youth
Education
$5,000
Bates Dance Festival
Lewiston, Maine
Access for Maine dancers and 
educators
Arts & Culture
$7,500
Biddeford Free Clinic
Biddeford, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human services
$15,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters 
of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
Operating support
Education
$10,000
Camp Angels
Waterford, Maine
Diabetes camp for Maine kids
Health & Human services
$1,500
Camp Ketcha
Scarborough Maine
Portland Gear Hub
Health & Human Services
$10,000
Cancer Community Center 
South Portland, Maine
Cancer survivorship support programs
Health & Human services
$15,000
Caring Unlimited Corp.
Sanford, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human services
$20,000
Catholic Charities Maine 
Portland, Maine
Refugee & Immigration Services 
mentoring project
Education
$10,000
Chabad Lubavitch of Maine, Inc.
Portland, Maine
Operating support (3 years)
Jewish Culture & Traditions
$15,000
Chewonki Foundation
Wiscasset, Maine
Environmental Living & Learning for 
Maine Students project
Education
$25,000
City Theater Associates
Biddeford, Maine
Sound system upgrades 
Arts & Culture
$12,000
Community Bicycle Center
Biddeford, Maine
Operating support
Education
$15,000
Community Financial Literacy
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Education
$10,000
Counseling Services, Inc.
Saco, Maine
New Directions Peer Support Center
Health & Human Services
$25,000
The Community Schools at 
Opportunity Farm

and Camden
New Gloucester, Maine
Residential and Passages programs
Education
$15,000
Cromwell Center 
Disabilities Awareness

Portland, Maine
Student Disabilities Awareness program
Health & Human services
$10,000
Cultivating Community
Portland, Maine
Growing Access/Growing Communities
Health & Human Services
$15,000
Day One
South Portland, Maine
Technology upgrade
Health &  Human Services
$15,000
Easter Seals Maine, Inc.
Portland, Maine
Early Intervention Services
Health & Human Services
$10,000
EqualityMaine Foundation
Portland, Maine
Safer Schools Project
Civic & Community
$25,000
Family Crisis Services
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Health &  Human services
$20,000
Friends of Casco Bay
South Portland, Maine
Casco Bay Curriculum for educators
Education
$7,500
Good Theater, Inc.
Portland, Maine
Production of Clybourne Park
Arts and Culture
$4,000
Goodwill Industries of 
Northern New England

Portland, Maine
Veterans Emergency Response Fund
Health & Human Services
$10,000
Habitat for Humanity of
Greater Portland

Portland, Maine
Freeport housing project
Civic & Community
$10,000
Habitat for Humanity
7 Rivers Maine

Bath, Maine
Weatherization and repair project
Civic & Community
$10,000
Hardy Girls Healthy Women
Waterville, Maine
Portland program expansion
Education
$10,000
Hope Acts
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Civic & Community
$10,000
Hospice of Southern Maine
Scarborough, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human Services
$15,000
Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Civic & Community
$20,000
Institute for Civic Leadership
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Civic &  Community
$5,000
Jewish Community Alliance 
of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine
New Facility Business Plan
Jewish Culture & Traditions
$25,000
Jewish War Veterans
Brunswick, Maine
Remembering Maine Jewish
Heroes project
Jewish Culture & Traditions
$2,520
Jobs for Maine's Graduates
Augusta, Maine
JMG sites in southern Maine
Education
$20,000
Kids First Center
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human services
$10,000
Learning Works
Portland, Maine
Biddeford Afterschool Program
Education
$20,000
The LifeFlight Foundation
Camden, Maine
Pediatric Patients on the Edge training
Health & Human Services
$10,000
Maine Academy of Modern Music
Portland, Maine
Preble Street Teen Center program
Arts & Culture
$8,040
Maine Adaptive Sports
& Recreation

Newry, Maine
Mobile Adaptive program
Health & Human Services
$5,000
Maine College of Art
Portland, Maine
MFA visiting artists program
Arts & Culture
$23,000
Maine Equal Justice Partners
Augusta, Maine
Operating support
Civic & Community
$20,000
Maine Humanities Council
Portland, Maine
Muslim Journeys series
Education
$7,212
Maine Jewish Museum
Portland, Maine
Special Projects Director position
Jewish Culture & Traditions
$20,000
Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Lewiston, Maine
Operating support
Civic & Community
$10,000
Maine Women's Fund
Portland, Maine
Asset Mapping project 
Civic & Community
$10,000
Mayo Street Arts
Portland, Maine
Community and youth programs
Arts & Culture
$7,500
NAMI Maine 
Augusta, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human Services
$15,000
Northeast Hearing and
Speech Center

Portland, Maine
Learning Language & Loving It project
Health & Human Services
$20,000
The Opportunity Alliance
Portland, Maine
Place-based practice model at Parkside
Health & Human Services
$50,000
Portland Chamber 
Music Festival

South Portland, Maine
Operating support
Arts & Culture
$7,500
Portland Community
Health Center

Portland, Maine
Immunization assistance program
Health & Human Services
$25,000
Portland Housing Services 
Corporation

Portland, Maine
The CHEETA project
Education
$5,000
Portland Public Schools
Portland, Maine
Step it Up pilot project at 
King Middle School
Education
$25,000
Portland Symphony Orchestra
Portland, Maine
Professional Development for musicians 
and educators
Arts & Culture
$25,000
Preble Street
Portland, Maine
Maine Hunger Initiative
Health and Human Services
$25,000
Regional School Unit 23
Saco, Maine
Old Orchard Beach High School 
Career Academy program
Education
$25,000

Rippleffect
Portland, Maine

Outdoor Leadership Expedition program
Education
$5,500
Safe Space Radio
Portland, Maine
New radio segments 
Health & Human Services
$7,500
Saint Joseph's College
Standish, Maine
Paths to Success pilot program
Education
$15,000
Seeds of Hope 
Neighborhood Center

Biddeford, Maine
Food program
Health & Human Services
$15,000
Seeds of Peace
New York, New York
Maine Seeds Junior Leadership program
Education
$10,000
Slim Peace Groups, Inc.
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Slim Peace Groups Portland
Health & Human Services
$5,150
SPACE Gallery
Portland, Maine
New Performance series
Arts & Culture
$7,500
Stepping Stones
Portland, Maine
Shelter program for parenting women
Civic & Community
$25,000
Southern Kennebec 
Child Development Corp.

Farmingdale, Maine
Services to Family, Friends and
Neighbors child care providers
Education
$15,000
The Summer Camp, Inc.
Bridgeton, Maine
Leadership Training program
Education
$10,000
Susan Curtis 
Charitable Foundation

Portland, Maine
Camp Susan Curtis
Education
$10,000
Tedford Housing
Brunswick, Maine
Emergency Housing Services
Civic & Community
$15,000
Temple Beth El
Portland, Maine
Youth Lounge renovation
Jewish Culture & Traditions
$18,000
United Somali Women 
of Maine

Lewiston, Maine
New Mainer Domestic & 
Sexual Violence Initiative
Health & Human Services
$25,000
United Way of
Greater Portland

Portland, Maine 
Cumberland County Food Security Council
Health & Human Services
$15,000
The Unity Project
Waterville, Maine
Safe School Coalition Building
Education
$15,000




Foundation-initiated Grants Awarded in 2013

Organization/LocationProject/Funding CategoryAmount
Learning Works
Portland, Maine
Summer Learning in Biddeford
Education
$ 50,000
Maine Early Childhood 
Funders Group
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Education
$ 10,000
Maine Jewish Film Festival
Portland, Maine
Film screening
Jewish Culture & Tradition
$  4,334
Maine Philanthropy Center
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Civic & Community
$  5,000
Maine Youth 
Transition Collaborative

Portland, Maine
Opportunity Youth initiative
Education
$ 10,000
Mitchell Institute
Portland, Maine
Sam L. Cohen Pioneer Scholar
Education
$250,000
Oral Health Funders
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human Services
$   6,000
Portland Public Library
Portland, Maine
iPads for Early Literacy
Education
$  11,420
Project AWARE
Saco, Maine
Parenting Education Media project
Health & Human Services
$   5,000
Spurwink Services
Portland, Maine
Count Me In Program
Health & Human Services
$  20,000
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sam L. Cohen International
Human Rights fellows (3 years)

Education
$  45,000
Youth & Family Outreach
Portland, Maine
Public Pre-Kindergarten program
Education
$   5,819